Evgeny Kuznetsov has always been good at celebrating goals. We’ve seen him kayak down the ice, do push-ups, play dead on the ice, do a baseball slide, start an invisible lawnmower, and whatever this actually is I still have no idea.
Before the season, Kuznetsov participated in the NHL Rookie Challenge. Upper Deck asked him to come up with the most creative goal celebration he could imagine. (I’m guessing this came after the figure skating.) Kuznetsov did not disappoint.
Yes. Kuznetsov scores and then goes into the crowd and claps for himself. From the Yeah, I just did that smirk to bad posture of a fan, Kuznetsov nails it all.
I have a feeling we’ll be using the below GIFs in comments for years.
The full video from Upper Deck is pretty awesome too– minus the guy ripping off Ovi’s goal celly. C’mon, bro.
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